Smart Roadster Brabus Review and Interior
Smart Roadster Brabus car is a joint effort of Brabus and Smart that shown firstly at the 2003 Frankfurt and 2004 Detroit auto show. The Smart Roadster is a sport car with two doors manufacture by Smart GmbH with high performance engine from Brabus. For complete Smart Roadster Brabus review and interior, this article will provide basic information about the two company, Smart and Brabus. Smart Automobile is a company from German that specializes in microcars manufacture. This company is a branch automotive company of Daimler AG. Brabus is also a Germany company that founded in 1977 which specializes in Smart, Mercedes-Benz and Maybach vehicles. This company offers accessories and body kits changes, complete high performance engine overhauls and also custom interior improvements.
The Smart Roadster Brabus is easy to drive and maneuver. It has standard sport suspension combine with classic mid-engine, low center of gravity and firm overall ride. It has a 0-62 mph time of 9.8 second with 119 mph for top speed. Brabus engine for Smart Roadster 698 cc is equipped with 3-cylinder turbocharger with 101 bhp output. The engine is 23 % more powerful than the standard Roadster. This Smart Roadster Brabus is also equipped with CD player and RDS radio with 2 tweeter, frequency switcher and 2 bass reflex speakers that give clear and loud sound. But the engine noise at speed interfere the sound.
There are standard equipment in Smart Roadster Brabus review for the security and safety. It has TRIDION safety cell, crash sensor, safety steering column, tensioners and force limiter seat belt, drive lock auto activation, front and rear impact absorbing elements, remote central locking, ESP (Electronic Stability Program), ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assist) and Dual-circuit brake system.
The Smart Roadster Brabus interior is equipped with minimalist and classic combination of leather and aluminum. Brabus branded are found in the gear lever instrument dials, mats and scuff plates and handbrake. The cabin is quite small and it is difficult to get in and out off. The interior Space is limited and only fits for small things. The price of £16,695 might seem expensive, but with its high performance engine, high level security and safety system, stylish exterior and interior, turbo waste gate whistle and easy to handling, the price seem worth it.